Manchester attack: BCCI writes to ICC over Champions Trophy security
ICC had assured that it would look into the safety and security of all the teams participating in the upcoming 50-over tournament.
Mumbai: In the wake of the recent deadly terror attack that took place at the Manchester Arena in England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) on Tuesday wrote to International Cricket Council (ICC) expressing concern over the safety of its national players heading into the Champions Trophy, beginning June 1 at the Oval.
Earlier in the day, the ICC had assured that it would look into the safety and security of all the teams participating in the upcoming 50-over tournament.
According to sources, the ICC had also expressed their concern with what has happened in Manchester and, therefore, they would have a meeting later in the day in order to address the issue.
"The ICC is concerned with what has happened in Manchester and will have a conference call later in the day with stake holders joining from various places," the ICC source had said.
The blast took place on Monday night during a pop concert performed by American singer Ariana Grande, in which 22 people were killed and about 50 injured.
The Manchester Police confirmed that a lone male suicide bomber was behind the explosion.
The attack is being touted as the worst in Britain in a decade. (With ANI inputs)